New England Air Museum
Engines Offered For Sale

The New England Air Museum is offering some excess aircraft engines for sale. The engines are non-airworthy and are offered for sale "as is." Contact the Museum Director, Michael Speciale, email This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. , phone 860-623-3305 X318.

Franklin 6AC-289 - SOLD

Museum ID: 134
Franklin 6AC-289 For Sale
The Franklin 6AC (US military designation O-335) was a flat 6, air-cooled aircraft engine. These engines were commonly vertically mounted and used to power many early US helicopters.

Fair condition

Helicopter Engine

Museum ID: 69
Unknown Manufacturer Helicopter Engine For Sale
Manufacturer unknown


Jacobs R-785-9 - SOLD

Museum ID: 70
Jacobs R-785 Engine For Sale
The Cessna 195 was powered by 300hp Jacobs R-785.

Fair condition.

Kiekhaefer O-45-1

Museum ID: 162
Kiekhaefer O-45 For Sale
During WW-II the Kiekhaefer Corporation manufactured small two-cylinder drone engines that were used for target aircraft. Since there were no computer simulators at that time, small aircraft were used as target practice to teach anti-aircraft gunners how to shoot down planes.

Fair condition.

Kiekhaefer O-45-1

Museum ID: 163
Kiekhaefer O-45 For Sale
See above description.

Fair condition.

Liberty 12-A - SOLD

Museum ID: 50
Liberty 12A For Sale
The Liberty 12-A was an inverted engine and was produced by Packard up to 1926. It had 1,649 cubic inches displacement and produced 400hp.

Poor condition.

Lycoming 0-435-4

Museum ID: 133
Lycoming O-435-4 For Sale
The Lycoming O-435 is a 6 cylinder, horizontally opposed aircraft and helicopter engine.

Fair condition.

Pratt & Whitney R-985 - SOLD

Museum ID: 128
P&W R-985 For Sale
The P&W R-985 Wasp Junior is a nine-cylinder, air-cooled, radial aircraft engine produced from 1929 to 1953. Major applications were the Beechcraft Model 18, Vultee BT-13, de Havilland Beaver, Vought OS2U and Sikorsky H-5 helicopter.

Case corroded, missing parts.

Pratt & Whitney R-1690

Museum ID: 144
P&W R-1690 For Sale
The P&W R-1690 Hornet was a widely used aircraft engine with 2,944 produced from 1926 through 1944. First run was in 1926. It is a single row, 9 cylinder, air-cooled radial design. Major applications were the Lockheed Lodestar, Corsair O2U and Sikorsky S-42.

Poor condition, missing parts.

Pratt & Whitney R-1690-52

Museum ID: 100
P&W R-1690 For Sale
See description above.

Poor condition, missing parts.

Pratt & Whitney R-1830-42

Museum ID: 43
Pratt & Whitney R-1830 For Sale
This Pratt & Whitney Twin Wasp engine was widely used in the 1930s and 1940s. It is a 2 row, 14 cylinder, air-cooled radial design. A version with a slightly higher rating was produced as the R-2000. Major applications were on the Consolidated B-24, Douglas C-47, Grumman F-4F and the Consolidated PBY.

Poor condition, missing parts.

Pratt & Whitney R-1830-92

Museum ID: 109
Pratt & Whitney R-1830 For Sale
See description above.

Poor condition, missing parts.

Pratt & Whitney R-1830-92 - SOLD

Museum ID: 106
Pratt & Whitney R-1830 For Sale
See above description.

Missing parts, OK for parts.

Pratt & Whitney R-2000-3

Museum ID: 65
Pratt & Whitney R-2000 For Sale
The P&W R-2000 is an enlarged version of the R-1830. Its first run was 1942. It's thrust range was 1,300 to 1,450hp. Major applications were the Douglas C-54, DC-4 and Super DC-3.

Fair condition

Pratt & Whitney R-2800-52

Museum ID: 80
Pratt & Whitney R-2800 For Sale
The P&W R-2800, Double Wasp, was America's first 18 cylinder radial engine design. Its first run was in 1937. It is considered one of the premier radial piston engines ever designed and is notable for its widespread use in many important American aircraft during WW II. Its major applications were the A-26 Invader, B-26 Marauder, F4U Corsair, F6F Hellcat and P-47 Thunderbolt. 125,334 were produced.

Good condition.

Righter Aircraft 0-45-1

Museum ID: 260
Righter O-45 For Sale
Two-cylinder air-cooled horizontally opposed direct drive naturally aspirated two-stroke aircraft piston engine.

Fair condition.

Wright R-1820 - SOLD

Museum ID: 98
Wright R-1820 For Sale
The Wright R-1820 was developed by Curtiss-Wright and widely used from the 1930s thru the 1950s. Its major application was on the Boeing B-17.

Fair condition.

Wright R-3350-26W

Museum ID: 87
Wright R-3350-26W For Sale
The Wright R-3350 was one of the most powerful radial aircraft engines produced in the US. It is a twin row, supercharged, air-cooled, radial engine with 18 cylinders. The power range was from 2,200 to 3,700hp. First run was in 1937. This engine powered the Boeing B-29 during WW II and after the war it was used in commercial aircraft such as the Lockheed Constellation and the Douglas DC-7.

Fair condition.